Make delicious salted peanut butter Easter eggs for Easter! They’re fast to make, vegan – and so yummy! 😀 Continue reading Vegan Salted Peanut Butter Easter Eggs
Today I’ll show you how to make French beaded grape hyacinth flowers – it’s the third project of my Easter Countdown 2017. Continue reading French Beaded Grape Hyacinth – Tutorial
It’s time for another Friday Fun Poll! 😀 Continue reading Friday Fun Poll #8
This DIY crochet Easter bunny garland is an easy and cute Easter craft!
Make a DIY crochet Easter bunny garland to decorate your home for Easter or as Easter gift for a loved one! 😀
This cute crochet Easter bunny garland was inspired by a pin on pinterest. But I couldn’t find the tutorial for the crochet bunnies. So after some experimenting I came up with this tutorial: Below are written instructions and a crochet chart so that you can make your own cute little crochet Easter bunny garland this Easter! 😀
Mini pom poms are a great way to use up yarn scraps! 😀 Continue reading DIY Mini Yarn Pom Poms
I turned a turtleneck collar into a crochet lace collar. It’s a very easy refashion! 😀 Continue reading Refashion: Turtleneck To Crochet Lace Collar
Count down the days until Easter Sunday 2017 with 30 free Easter and spring craft tutorials and Easter recipes. Continue reading Easter Countdown 2017 – 30 Easter Craft Tutorials And Recipes
It’s Friday – yay! Time for another Friday Fun Poll. I haven’t posted much this week – we had a burst pipe in our home and other troubles. Continue reading Friday Fun Poll #7
Wearing mourning clothes are an ‘outward token that they loved those they lost.’ (Ladies’ Magazine and Literary Gazette, 1831, p. 117)
In the Victorian and Edwardian era, wearing mourning was a social obligation but it also helped to protect the feelings of the mourners: Every stranger would instantly recognize the mourning dress, know of their loss and wouldn’t hurt their feelings with unnecessary jaunty remarks.
The colors of Victorian mourning are black, white, gray, purple, lavender and scarlet. Black is the color most associated with mourning wear. However, not all extant black dresses are mourning dresses: Continue reading Victorian Mourning